Canon PowerShot SX540 HS vs Nikon Coolpix A900 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

PowerShot SX540 HS vs Coolpix A900 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS vs Nikon Coolpix A900 Specs

PowerShot SX540 HS

  • Introduced in January 2016
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 20 megapixel
  • 6 frames/second
  • 100 - 3200 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Zoom 24-1200mm (50x), f3.4-6.5
  • WiFi built-in
  • 120.0 x 81.7 x 91.9mm³ (4.7" x 3.2" x 3.6")
  • 442g (14.3 oz.)

All specs: Main page for PowerShot SX540 HS

Coolpix A900

  • Introduced in February 2016
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 20 megapixel
  • 7 frames/second
  • 80 - 1600 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 24-840mm (35x), f3.4-6.9
  • WiFi built-in
  • 113.0 x 66.5 x 39.9mm³ (4.4" x 2.6" x 1.6")
  • 298g (9.6 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Coolpix A900

PowerShot SX540 HS vs Coolpix A900: The sensors

Both cameras use the same sensor format, Compact.

The Compact sensor built into both cameras has a total area of about 28mm² (0.04 sq.in.).

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS VS Nikon Coolpix A900 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon PowerShot SX540 HS a better choice

PowerShot SX540 HS

Coolpix A900

Auto Focus points (4)91
Better sensibility (4)100 - 3200 ISO80 - 1600 ISO

Conclusion: Advantages of the PowerShot SX540 HS are the faster and more accurate auto focus, the larger sensitivity.

The PowerShot SX540 HS scores 8 points.

Otherwise why to choose Nikon Coolpix A900

PowerShot SX540 HS

Coolpix A900

Higher speed (4, frames/second)67
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)0.460.92
Articulated monitor (2)
Better Video (2)1920 x 10803840 x 2160
Longer battery life (3, photos)205270
Weighs less (2)442g
(14.3 oz.)
298g
(9.6 oz.)
More portable (2)901cm³
(57 cu.in.)
300cm³
(19 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Coolpix A900 are that the camera is faster, that the display has a higher resolution and the articulated display. A recommendation of the Coolpix A900 is made easy by the superior video recording, that the battery has more stamina and the lower weight than the PowerShot SX540 HS. Another advantage over the PowerShot SX540 HS: the more compact size.

Yields 17 points for the Coolpix A900.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

PowerShot SX540 HS

Coolpix A900

Sensor formatCompactCompact
Resolution (megapixel)20.3020.30
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
WiFi
Canon PowerShot SX540 HS VS Nikon Coolpix A900 Dimensions

Look at front view of the PowerShot SX540 HS and Coolpix A900

PowerShot SX540 HS und Coolpix A900, front viewPowerShot SX540 HS und Coolpix A900, front view

Top view of cameras

PowerShot SX540 HS und Coolpix A900, view from abovePowerShot SX540 HS und Coolpix A900, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS

Nikon Coolpix A900

8
17

We recommend Nikon Coolpix A900 as better choice.

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